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Melvil Decimal System: 398.2093

Wording: Social Sciences > Customs, Etiquette, Folklore > Folklore > Folk literature > Not set > History, geographic treatment, biography > Folklore of the ancient world

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0
Information
174,304
ℹī¸
1
Philosophy and Psychology
161,748
💭
2
Religion
423,003
🙏đŸŊ
3
Social Sciences
881,215
đŸ‘Ģ
4
Language
117,983
đŸ’Ŧ
5
Mathematics and Science
273,951
đŸ”Ŧ
6
Technology
639,220
💡
7
Arts and Recreation
651,263
🎨
8
Literature
864,955
📚
9
Biography and History
550,626
đŸ—ŋ
30
Social Sciences, Sociology, Anthropology
176,646
👭
31
Statistics
2,055
📊
32
Political Science
99,124
👑
33
Economics
151,761
🐂
34
Law
90,306
⚖
35
Public Administration, Military Science
44,378
👃
36
Social Problems, Social Services
116,858
đŸ—ŋ
37
Education
119,160
🎓
38
Commerce, Communications, Transportation
33,220
đŸ›Ŗ
39
Customs, Etiquette, Folklore
47,707
🎑
390
Customs and folklore
1,381
🎑
391
Costume, Cosmetics and Fashion
4,218
💄
392
Family, Courtship, Marriage and Sex
1,409
đŸ‘Ē
393
Social aspects of death
718
⚱
394
General Customs
7,926
🛃
395
Etiquette
2,705
🍴
396
[Formerly "Woman's Position and Treatment"; No longer used]
168
👩‍👩‍👧
397
Nomadic peoples (No longer used)
77
đŸĢ
398
Folklore
29,054
🐉
399
Customs of war and diplomacy
51
🗡
398.0
928
398.1
Primitive traditions
13
398.2
Folk literature
20,810
398.3
Real phenomena as subjects of folklore
723
398.4
Paranatural and legendary phenomena as subjects of folklore
908
👹
398.5
Chapbooks
24
398.6
Riddles
221
😜
398.7
Jokes and jests
9
398.8
Rhymes and rhyming games
2,298
🎤
398.9
Proverbs
711
398.20
6,065
398.21
Fairy Tales
1,874
398.22
Tales and lore of persons without paranormal powers
1,007
398.23
Tales and lore of places and times
214
⌛
398.24
Tales and lore of plants and animals
1,625
398.25
Ghost stories
118
đŸ‘ģ
398.26
Tales and lore involving physical and natural phenomena
111
398.27
Tales and lore of humanity and human existence
125
398.28
Tales and lore of other topics
9
398.29
20
398.200
8
398.201
17
398.202
1
398.203
22
398.204
Folk literature by language
185
398.205
1
398.206398.207
14
398.208
Groups of people
1,098
398.209
History, geographic treatment, biography
4,702
398.2090
4
398.2091
41
398.2092
11
398.2093
Folklore of the ancient world
433
398.2094
European folktales
1,721
398.2095
Asian folktales
902
398.2096
African folktales
303
398.2097
North American folktales
701
398.2098
South American folktales
85
398.2099
Folklore of Australnesia and the Pacific Islands
324
398.20930398.20931
Folklore of ancient China
9
398.20932
Folklore of Ancient Egypt
20
398.20933
2
398.20934
6
398.20935
Folklore of ancient Mesopotamia
4
398.20936
Folklore of ancient northern Europe
16
398.20937
Folklore of Ancient Rome
26
398.20938
Folklore of ancient Greece
332
398.20939
3

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1922 Edition
Modern language
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"Far Friends"

MDS classes with significant recommendations overlap, excluding ones under the same top-level class.

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